Say it out loud and give it power. Conceal it and give it even more power. There must be another option. If Lynx’s strength, in us, is keeping other people’s secrets, Lynx’s weakness may be ignoring our own. Acknowledging our … Read More

Keeping Confidences

Shhh! Wait and see which way the cat jumps. In positions such as Spiritual Director, Psychotherapist or Clergy, keeping confidences, is fundamental.  Similarly, people who are gifted in discernment or one of the four clairs: seeing, hearing, sensing and knowing, … Read More

Orbs of Light

Through the fog, Ancients emerged, holding orbs of light. Minutes before, I prayerfully asked, “Why do people seek attention, while avoiding wholeness?” I reached out toward one glowing ball and inquired, “What is this?” The eldest responded, “A piece of … Read More


The ranger warned us about getting too close. In spite of our intention to heed his words, we rounded a turn on the path and found ourselves within a few yards of Bison. The thing that impressed me was how … Read More


I love winter, and Snow! I can almost hear the clicking keys, delete, delete, delete. Because I have never lived in a place where winters are harsh, watching feathery flakes fall from the sky is magical, for me. This year, … Read More


It was spring. By winter a big smile graced my face. I could no longer hear the condescending words and tone. “What an imagination! You do know that the still small voice, you heard, was your own.” The voice of … Read More


What a weasel! If we’ve not said the words out loud, most likely, we have thought them, a time or two. Our world is full of calculating people. The wiliest ones cover up personal black holes, unaware of the light, … Read More

Confident Knowing

Summer’s electricity jolts us forward. There, Moose bellows out a melancholy sound through fall’s vibrant colors, inviting us into winter and confident Knowing. In answering Moose’s call, I found a surprise community, too. Chilly, dark nights come in different forms, … Read More


Continued from Why? The question why can be as innocent as it is pesky, indicting, really. Asking why once, usually only gets us to a surface reason. *Asking why, five times, letting each answer inform the next why question, offers … Read More


In the fire, Power’s image ignited before me. Would the blazing flames consume or illuminate? The visual, along with my question reminded me of the many ways we make ourselves small. More notably, it sparked a recollection of Essence that … Read More

Long, Lost Parts

What a magnificent picture: Soul Retrievers gathering our long, lost parts and bringing them home. We trusted bricks and mortar. When they crumbled, we were disappointed. It was part of our development, until it was no longer. Thieves broke in … Read More


Why? It is the most frequent question I ask myself. Why uncovers intentions. Though our specific answers may differ, replying to why points us to the fundamental reasons of our choices. Examining our motives calls for being as gentle as … Read More